Reps. Carney and Aniskovich to Host Legislative Event in Westbrook

Posted on April 17, 2023


HARTFORD – State Representatives Devin Carney (R-23) and Chris Aniskovich (R-35) would like to invite residents of both districts to join them for a legislative event on Tuesday, April 25 at the Westbrook Town Hall to provide the lawmakers with an opportunity to meet face-to-face with the representatives they serve.

Westbrook Town Hall, Multi-Media Room
866 Boston Post Road
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 The purpose of these events is to answer questions about state government, discuss various items happening

Rep. Carney Testifies on Caucus Proposal to Provide Additional Oversight to CT Port Authority

Posted on March 20, 2023


The Connecticut Port Authority has been plagued with problems. Accusations of nepotism, government resources wasted on frivolous expenditures, infighting among members of the board of directors, ballooning project costs, and even an investigation by federal criminal authorities.

Today, I testified in front of the Government Administration and Elections Committee in support of HB-5692, An Act Concerning Oversight of the Connecticut Port Authority, a House Republican caucus proposal that would cleanup

Rep. Carney Supports Fiscal Guardrail Extensions and Aviation Research at UConn

Posted on February 10, 2023


HARTFORDState Representative Devin Carney (R-23) joined his colleagues in unanimous support of an emergency certification bill that came before the legislature yesterday to extend several fiscal guardrails and the establish a jet engine research facility at the University of Connecticut to name a few.

As part of the bipartisan budget passed in 2017 were several caps aimed at limiting the amount government could spend in a given year. The caps Revenue and Bond Cap were instrumental in providing

Connecticut River Bridge Replacement Project Informational Session

Posted on February 6, 2023


There will be an Informational Session via Zoom to discuss Amtrak’s Connecticut River Bridge Replacement Project that is open to the public. The purpose of this meeting is to re-introduce the Connecticut River Bridge Replacement Project, highlight the environmental aspects of the project, and solicit community feedback.

Wednesday, February 15th @ 7:00 p.m.

To join the virtual meeting, click here.

If you are unable to join via Zoom, you may also join by phone at
(646) 931-3860.
Webinar ID: 822 6042

State Rep. Carney Takes Oath, Named to New Leadership Role

Posted on January 4, 2023


HARTFORD – State Representative Devin Carney has taken the oath-of-office for his fifth full term representing the 23rd General Assembly District which includes the towns of Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook.

For the 2023-2024 legislative session, Rep. Carney has been named to a new leadership role as one of two House Republican Policy Chairman by House Republican Leader Vincent Candelora.

“It is truly an honor to be named the House Republican Policy Co-Chair alongside my colleague State

Rep. Carney Backs Communities Challenge Grant for Old Saybrook

Posted on October 7, 2022


HARTFORD – State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) submitted a letter to the Department of Economic and Community Development in support of the Town of Old Saybrook’s CT Communities Challenge Grant application to revitalize the former Dock & Dine property. The letter also received support from Old Saybrook’s State Senators Paul Formica (R-20) and Norm Needleman (D-33).

“Many of us have fond memories of the Dock & Dine as a gathering place


Posted on September 29, 2022


Fortuna, Formica, Needleman, Carney Applaud Investment

 OLD SAYBROOK, CT – Old Saybrook has been approved to receive $500,000 in state funding for sidewalks on Route 1 from the Westbrook town line to Old Post Road.

The grant is provided through the Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP), a state program managed by the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) that delivers grants to small towns for economic development, community conservation, and quality-of-life capital projects.

“We are thrilled

New Laws – October 2022

Posted on September 29, 2022


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

October 1st marks the effective date of many new laws. Below are links for information on notable laws (or sections of laws) taking effect that address juvenile crime, youth mental health, our state’s energy future, government transparency, and lifting the cap on cottage food.

Public Act No. 22-115 (Sec. 1-4, 6-10, 13-18)
House Bill No. 5417


2022 Veterans Stand Down Events

Posted on September 16, 2022


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) recently announced their annual “Stand Down” event for Veterans scheduled for Friday, September 23rd from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at five locations across the state.

These events are a one-stop location for Connecticut’s Veterans, Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel, and their immediate families to access DVA services and programs from federal agencies, Veterans organizations, and community-based

International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on September 8, 2022


August 31st – is International Overdose Awareness Day. In observance 1,531 flags have been placed on the Capitol grounds representing the lives lost due to overdose in Connecticut in 2021. This issue has touched every community in our state and many of us personally, I want to thank everyone who works to help those suffering from addiction. Resources are available and recovery is possible; learn more at